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Roseate Skimmer

Orthemis ferruginea

Description:

Amazingly bright pink. In garden by small pool of still water

Habitat:

domesticated garden at Vista Algre


1 species ID suggestions

5 Comments

kijikb
kijikb 6 years ago

They were very fun to watch patrolling a small garden pond--chased passing humans as if they were a threat to the pond!

DonnaBollenbach
DonnaBollenbach 6 years ago

Common, but always a joy to see. Very pretty spotting!

kijikb
kijikb 6 years ago

Had no idea the species was so wide spread from north america through chile!

kijikb
kijikb 6 years ago

GREAT! Thanks for the id!

AlejaPatiño
AlejaPatiño 6 years ago

Tal vez Orthemis ferruginea !!

Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Lat: -22.79, Long: -43.31

Spotted on Mar 20, 2013
Submitted on Mar 28, 2013

Spotted for mission

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